Rocks National Lakeshore features 90 miles of trails that run through its 73,000 acres along Lake Superior's south shoreline. They vary in length and difficulty; hikers can go out for a couple of hours or for days at a time.
The Chapel Basin-Mosquito Beach area of Pictured Rocks offers a number of different trails and scenic sights, among them Chapel Falls, Chapel Rock, Chapel Lake, Spray Falls, Mosquito Beach, and Mosquito Falls.
To get there, you have to drive five miles down the all-dirt Chapel Rd. At the edge of the parking lot are the trailheads for the Mosquito Beach area on the left and the Chapel Basin area on the right. If you follow the left, you will hike through the forest .6 of a mile to the picturesque Mosquito Falls, which cascade over 8ft shelves of black rock. Follow the trail for another 1.6 miles and you’ll wind up at Mosquito Beach.